This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3874
UW Job Family: 3E
SOC Code: 17-2199
Pay Grade: 27
Date: July 01, 2008
Provide professional direction to and coordination of other engineers, technicians and/or skilled trade employees in planning and designing engineering construction/remodeling projects and research for a designated department; may direct and supervise the operational, personnel and basic engineering functions of that department. Provide engineering expertise and clearly define appropriate approaches and solutions to complex problems and projects.
Advises, recommends, and oversees the design, fabrication and maintenance of complex engineering systems.
Independently interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates engineering assignments concerned with unique problems.
Develops model concepts and approaches as an individual researcher and acts independently on technical matters.
Designs, performs, and oversees engineering experiments, tests, and data collection to ensure data integrity, quality control, and protocol compliance.
Makes authoritative decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on extensive engineering projects, research programs and activities; may write and administer contracts.
Reviews and evaluates results and conclusions of projects.
Assist in planning and implementing scientific system long-range goals including operations, facility improvement and data processing.
Provide technical support to graduate students, faculty and staff in system concept, design and fabrication.
May prepare grant proposals to obtain funding in support of engineering activities.
May serve as principal investigator on single or multiple projects.
Develop and prepare budget recommendations for personnel and materials for individual projects; monitor expenditures.
Expand knowledge on new technologies in the field of engineering.
May serve on University committees as required.
Standard office, shop or lab environment. Routine exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards, fumes, dust and noise; occasionally subject to adverse weather conditions.
Engineer, Provides engineering expertise for designated department. Coordinates, supervises and evaluate all functions related to construction project(s), and/or designs or repairs. Develops, interprets and executes project plans. Maintains, and fabricates instruments for research projects.
Engineer, Senior, Provides professional direction to and coordination of other engineers, technicians and/or skilled trade employees in planning and designing engineering construction/remodeling/research projects and research for a designated department; may direct and supervise the operational, personnel and basic engineering functions of that department. Provide high-level engineering expertise and clearly defines appropriate approaches and solutions to complex problems and projects.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.